As 3,000 Ethiopian soldiers depart, militia groups are battling to take more control from the weak transitional government.
The world is not willing to allow this strategic nation to remain ungoverned. Can a coordinated effort create a stable government?
Island nation struggles with a flood of illegal migrants bound for Europe.
Ethiopia confirmed this week that it will pull troops out of the troubled nation, a move that experts worry could allow the country to fall into the hands of Islamist insurgents.
UN allows antipiracy forces to chase them onto land, attack them by air. But Security Council seems unprepared to address the instability that makes Somalia a 'failed state.'
The action raises questions about whether troops will withdraw, as planned, by the end of the year.
Although commodity prices for a wide range of crops have fallen by as much as 50 percent from record highs in June, the financial crisis is expected to make food shortages dramatically worse.
Live performances of the New York Metropolitan Opera are beamed into movie theaters across the country, offering audiences ways to experience high culture at low prices. But is it the same as live or is it just Memorex?